inquirir

inquirir(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to inquire into
La labor del científico consiste en inquirir la creación del universo.The scientist's task consists of inquiring into the origins of the universe.
b. to investigate
La policía inquirió cómo había accedido el ladrón a la vivienda.The police investigated how the robber had broken into the house.
c. to make inquiries about
El estudiante inquirió qué partes del libro había que estudiar para el examen.The student made inquiries about which parts of the book they should study for the exam.
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inquirir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to inquire into, to investigate
inquirir
transitive verb
to investigate; look into
intransitive verb
to inquire
inquirir sobre algo to make inquiries about sth; inquire into sth
puede que algún accionista inquiera sobre este particular A preguntas del Fiscal, que inquiere sobre ésto último, Víctor no puede evitar un rapto de furia ha presentado preguntas en el Parlament de Cataluña inquiriendo sobre el origen del fuego
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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